Thomas Jefferson School (Missouri)
Thomas Jefferson School is a private coed school in Saint Louis, a large suburb in Missouri. 159 other private schools are located in St. Louis County too, but very few – if any – are boarding schools like Thomas Jefferson School is. In terms of religious orientation, Thomas Jefferson School is a nonsectarian school.
The academic school years lasts 150 calendar days and each day students spend 9 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.
15.5 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 91 students in grades 7-12. That’s a student-teacher ratio of 5.87. We look more closely at students and teachers in several charts below.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
- Other School Associations
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Other Boarding Schools in Missouri
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Saint Louis, MO
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